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A Drive-Lapse Around America

New York-based photographer Brian DeFrees has created this vertigo-inducing timelapse video documenting his extensive roadtrip around the US through his car. Traveling 12,225 miles, he crossed at least 32 states in 55 days with his camera was mounted just below his rear view mirror and programmed to snap a photo every 5 seconds. He captured 200,000 individual photographs and combined them into this spectacular video which has turned into a viral hit on YouTube. Turn on your fullscreen and enjoy: When he was parked for the night or exploring an area on foot he was constantly time-lapsing. Here is a collection of the time-lapses he… Read more »

Is Legalizing Marijuana the Best Thing for America? [infographic]

Is it time for America to go Green! Online Paralegal Programs contends that legalizing marijuana would have positive effects on the economy of the United States, lowering law enforcement costs, generating tax revenues from the legal sale of the crop, and reducing the prison population. Legalizing marijuana would turn one of the nation’s largest cash crops into something marketable, taxable, and regulated.  In considering whether or not to legalize, all factors seem it point in one direction: It’s time for America to go green. Check out their infographic below for the supporting statistics and references: Do you think legalizing marijuana would be… Read more »

Top 10 Downtowns in USA

A compilation of the 10 best downtowns in the USA was recently released by Livability.com.  Based on certain criteria that analyzes entertainment, planning, architecture, and green spaces. They have come up with a list atypical of the cities typically found at the top of similar lists. These downtowns are well thought out, walkable and easy to navigate. There’s a range of flavors to be found in upscale eateries and casual cafés, while indie theaters, glossy off-Broadway productions, and family-friendly museums offer residents and visitors endless ways to spend their days. Buildings that have stood the test of time or showcase the… Read more »

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